It’s zero percent contained.
Cal-Fire’s Lassen-Modoc Unit says the fire in Susanville began last Saturday at Highway 44 near “Hog Flat.”
It says 170 structures are being threatened, however, none have been damaged.
Cal-Fire says fire crews are working to establish fire lines with the help of 95 engines, 17 water tenders, 11 helicopters and 19 bulldozers.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
An evacuation center is set up at Lassen Community College.
NBC5 News reporter Mariah Mills is a Medford native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism. She also minored in sociology.
In school, she covered Oregon athletics for the student-run television station, Duck TV. When she’s not reporting, she’s reading, hiking and rooting for her favorite teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Oregon Ducks.